Where to stay in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park while on safari
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is the most popular of Uganda’s national parks. Home to almost half of the remaining mountain gorillas, Bwindi is the most visited of all Uganda’s parks. If you are traveling for gorilla trekking or any activity in this park you can stay in either luxury or budget safari lodge which include the following;
Luxury safari lodges include the following
Buhoma Lodge is an up market facility in Northern part of the park-Buhoma area, and it comes with elevated lounge area, solar power, bar, fire place, mosquito proof rooms, gravity fed water supply, dining facilities, Wi-Fi, recharging facilities with UK square 3 pin plugs 240v in the central area.
Chameleon Hill Lodge
Chameleon Hill Lodge is located on the shores of Lake Mutanda offering views of the Lake and the Virunga Mountains as well as the Bwindi National Park. For tourists tracking gorillas in the southern sector-Rushaga and Nkuringo this is the best place for you. It comes with 10 private cottages with distinct colors that feature the background. Its restaurant takes 20 people, five twin rooms.
Clouds Mount Gorilla Lodge
This lodge is situated in Nkuringo sector and stands at 2000 meters above sea level. It faces the 8 Virunga Mountains when you are within Bwindi National Park and also comes with eight cottages, lounge, bar, restaurant, reading room and many more.
Gorilla Forest Camp
Gorilla Forest Camp is situated in Buhoma sector to the north of Bwindi where the treks starts from just at the entrance of the park. It features eight chalets which comprises of adequate space, two queen sized beds, comfortable warm beds and huge bath hub overlooking the park. It has the lounge, camp fire place, dining area with silver service, small spa and bar.
Gorilla Safari Lodge
This features eight cottages offering en suite with hot and cold running water along the flush toilets, solar lights, fire place and private veranda, restaurant, bar and many others.
Mahogany Springs Camp
This features super and presidential suites with twin, double and triple, luxurious double doors and windows, private terrace overlooking its surrounding, advanced mosquito net;
Volcanoes Safaris Bwindi Lodge
This lodge is located in the north and comes with 8 bandas and stunning views of the forest canopy and has private terrace and en suite bathrooms.
Budget safari lodges in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
For budget travelers, they can stay in;
Broadbill Forest Camp
This lodge is situated within Ruhija area, east of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and ideal for visitors who wish to track gorilla groups like the Oruzogo, Kyaguriro and Bitukura. It has four tents with self contained wash rooms and offers twin, double and single bed arrangement, bar and restaurant.
Buhoma Community Rest Camp
It comes with six en suite safari tents, 3 en suite cottages, six bed dormitory, two non self contained twin cottage bandas and campsite.
Other budget lodges in Bwindi National Park include Bwindi View Bandas, Gift of Nature Lodge, Nshongi Camp, Nshongi Gorilla Resort, Ruhija Community Rest Camp, and Eco Safari Camp.